Cover image for Carlson's Guide to landscape painting.
Title:
Carlson's Guide to landscape painting.
Author:
Carlson, John F., 1874-1945.
Physical Description:
144 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Summary:
Introduces the mechanics of painting by analyzing the guiding principles and techniques.
General Note:
Reprint of the rev. ed. pub. in 1958 by Sterling Pub. Co., New York.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
How to approach painting -- The mechanics of painting -- Angles and consequent values -- Design, a pattern of differing values -- Light, unity of tone and the meeting of edges -- Aerial perspective, transitions in value and color -- Linear perspective -- Color, its emotional value in painting -- Trees, how to understand them -- Clouds, how they float -- Composition, the expressive properties of line and mass -- The main line and theme -- The extraordinary and bizarre -- Painting from memory.
ISBN:
9780486209425

9780486229270

9780806950181
Format :
Book

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